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Auction 101, Lot 575

"The Treasury of Geography, Physical, Historical, Descriptive, and Political…", Hughes, William

Subject: Geography Books

Period: 1872 (published)

Publication: Longmans, Green, and Co

Color: Black & White

4.5 x 7 inches
11.4 x 17.8 cm
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A fine geography providing a wealth of information on topography, customs and manners, government etc. Small yet detailed lithographs including the Bolan Pass in Afghanistan, Niagara Falls, A Buffalo Hunt after Catlin, and Icebergs in the Antarctic. Illustrated with 16 engraved plates and 7 engraved maps including a double hemisphere World, North America, South America, Asia, Europe, Africa and Australia. [viii], 892, [2], pp. Thick 8vo, hardbound in brown cloth with gilt titles.


Condition: A

Shelf wear with cloth starting on spine, contents fine except some foxing to first few pages.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/4/2002